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Tales 1812 and Selected Poems

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  • Date Published: May 1967
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521094207

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  • This 1967 book aims to provide the student and general reader with a large selection of Crabbe's poems. It includes all of the Tales of 1812, two-thirds of The Parish Register and nearly half of The Borough, besides other poems - in all, a good third of Crabbe's prolific work. The introduction offers the reader a survey of Crabbe's life and his varied poems, and takes issue with persistent prejudices about Crabbe. It traces his relationship to the Romantic Age in which he wrote most of his work, takes up moral and social elements in his writing, and raises a number of critical discussions. A bibliography and chronology of Crabbe's life are included, with a selection of Crabbe's own notes to the poems. Before this book was published, the lack of a generous selection of Crabbe's work has largely excluded him from study. This volume addresses this dearth.

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    • Date Published: May 1967
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521094207
    • length: 484 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 27 mm
    • weight: 0.61kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Table of life and works
    Introduction
    Select bibliography
    Part I. The Village, 1783: Book 1
    Book 2
    Part II. The Parish Register, 1807: Part 1
    Part 3
    Part III. The Borough, 1810: Letter 1. General Description
    Letter 3. The Vicar - the Curate, etc.
    Letter 10. Clubs and Social Meetings
    Letter 11. Inns
    Letter 13. The Alms-House and Trustees
    Letter 14. Inhabitants of the Alms-House: Blaney
    Letter 16. Inhabitants of the Alms-House: Benbow
    Letter 22. The Poor of the Borough: Peter Grimes
    Letter 23. Prisons
    Part IV. Tales, 1812: Tale 1. The Dumb Orators
    or, The Benefit of Society
    Tale 2. The Parting Hour
    Tale 3. The Gentleman Farmer
    Tale 4. Procrastination
    Tale 5. The Patron
    Tale 6. The Frank Courtship
    Tale 7. The Widow's Tale
    Tale 8. The Mother
    Tale 9. Arabella
    Tale 10. the Lover's journey
    Tale 11. Edward Shore
    Tale 12. Squire Thomas
    or, The Precipitate Choice
    Tale 13. Jesse and Colin
    Tale 14. The Struggles of Conscience
    Tale 15. Advice
    or, The Squire and the Priest
    tale 16. The Confidant
    Tale 17. Resentment
    Tale 18. The Wager
    Tale 19. The Convert
    Tale 20. The Brothers
    Tale 21. the Learned Boy
    Part V. Infancy - A Fragment, 1816
    Part VI: The World of Dreams, c. 1817
    Part VII. Tales of the Hall, 1819: Book 4. Adventures of Richard
    Book 9. The Preceptor Husband
    Book 13. Delay Has Danger
    Book 22. The Visit Concluded
    Part VIII: In a Neat Cottage, 1822.

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    Crabbe

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